Karen D. Long, 62

April 26, 2019

Karen D. Long, 62, of Lancaster entered the kingdom of heaven to walk alongside her Heavenly Father on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Hospice & Community Care in Mt. Joy surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sunbury, PA she was the daughter of Robert and Leona (Wynn) Shaffer. She was the loving wife of Raymond C. Long Sr. with whom she shared over 33 years of marriage.

She was a graduate of Line Mountain High School and later attended Elizabethtown College. Along with her husband Ray, they owned and operated Rayco Process Services since 1985.

Karen’s faith was very important to her and she was very involved at the Connection Christian Church in Lancaster where she played the piano, served on the worship team and volunteered in various ways. She enjoyed playing the piano, hosting parties, but most of all her joy in life was spending time with her family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Raymond C. Long Jr., husband of Hope of Millersville; two daughters, Karen T. Wilson, wife of Brian of Pequea and Natasha Long, of Lancaster. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Hunter, Brooke, Cole, Taylor; sister, Melanie Peters, wife of Scott of Elizabethville, PA and a host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Karen’s Life will be held at 1PM on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Connection Christian Church, 551 Abbeyville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603. Interment will follow in Millersville Mennonite Cemetery. Family and friends will be received from 11AM-1PM at the church on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Karen’s memory may be made to the church at the above address.

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May 05, 2019

Karen will be missed by everyone who  crossed her path.She will be missed by the whole family. I asked you at the funeral to take care of my Shelly but I’m sure she will welcome you when you get there.Rest in peace lovely lady!
Arlene and Roy Johnson

May 04, 2019

Ray and family we are so sorry for you loss.  You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Steve and Lisa Tillotson

May 02, 2019

With Love and Sympathy, Donald and Nancy Foltz of Columbia, PA; Don, Christy, Danny, and Caroline of Millersville, PA

May 01, 2019

Karen was always an inspirational person to be around She always had a positive disposition and I have never heard a bad word come from her about anyone. Always one to take charge of the family reunions with set up and clean ups She was such a friendly and loving person. I remember when she would cut my sisters and my hair when we were very young way back into 1969 Karen even though we didn’t see each other often you will be sincerely missed Condolences to Bruzzy and family prayers and thoughts to all of you

April 30, 2019

Karen was such a wonderful and caring person. Even when she didnt feel good she always asked about everyone..
She will be missed. Rest in peace. 
Debbie Long

April 30, 2019

So sorry for your loss.  Karen was a wonderful person always smiling or laughing.  She will be missed.
Deena Lesher

April 30, 2019

So sorry for your loss.  Barry & Linda Doutrich

April 30, 2019

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Karen was such a nice person. She will surely be misssd. God be with you in this time of grief. 
Dianne (Sanders) Inch

Saturday, May 04, 2019
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Lancaster, PA
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